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FEMSA Foundation

FEMSAGrants for community management of water resources and watersheds in Latin America

Principal Office: Mexico


The FEMSA Foundation (Fundación FEMSA) was established in 2008 by the FEMSA corporate group, a leader in the drinks and beverages industries of Mexico and Latin America.

The Foundation makes grants for health and nutrition, and for sustainable development of water resources.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Sustainable Development of Water Resources. The Foundation makes grants for sustainable development of water resources in Latin America.
  • Water and Sanitation — The Foundation funds infrastructure projects to improve access to water and sanitation at the community level, focusing on communities that are poorly served.
  • Watershed Management – FEMSA supports integrated projects for the conservation and rehabilitation of watersheds for the long term.

About the program


Grant recipients for community water projects include government agencies, development NGOs, foundations and institutes, and other nonprofit organizations.

APPLICATION: To inquire about proposing projects, applicants should contact the Foundation via its email address or telephone.

Find contact information for the Director of FEMSA Foundation

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

FEMSA has representation in the following countries.
Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands: Philippines

Latin America and the Caribbean: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela


The Foundation’s website is available in Spanish, and partially in English.

In year 2010, the Foundation made its first grants outside Mexico.

Regarding research and training, the Foundation helps fund the Water Center for Latin America and the Caribbean in Monterrey, Mexico. The Water Center sponsors international academic programs, specialized courses, and research programs in water management.

Last Profile Review

 April 2016